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£31
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For a “relaxed” bite in the West End, remember the charming “self-service” crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields. It’s basic scoff (soups, salads, daily hot dishes), but quick, well-priced, of decent quality and the setting is very characterful.

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£32
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lovely, airy underground café” in the large, rambling and atmospheric crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields that’s “very useful for a quick lunch” by Trafalgar Square. There’s always “something for everyone”, including “good and varied soups” – and “it’s for a good cause”.

Summary

£32
    £
2
Average
1
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Lovely, airy underground café” in the large, rambling and atmospheric crypt of St Martin-in-the-Fields that’s “very useful for a quick lunch” by Trafalgar Square. There’s always “something for everyone”, including “good and varied soups” – and “it’s for a good cause”.

Summary

£30
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2
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1
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4
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Plain but well-cooked food at a reasonable price”“in the beautiful crypt” of St Martin-in-the-Fields – makes this self-service café a useful option for a snack “in the midst of tourist-land”. It’s right on Trafalgar Square, so “ideal for the National Gallery”“and the cakes are delicious”.

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Highchair,Portions
No dress code
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Café in the Crypt, St Martin in the Fields Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Café in the Crypt, St Martin in the Fields Restaurant in WC2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Café in the Crypt, St Martin in the Fields restaurant.
colin p
Handy cafe sort of place if you are listeni...
Reviewed 6 months,

"Handy cafe sort of place if you are listening to the music programme. Self service although helpful staff came to the table for wheelchair user. Salads are fresh. Menu largely uninspiring and specials are of the help yourself variety. A bit of a “cloisters” effect and the decor is quite uninspiring, but decent vfm if you are in the area"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£5.95 £6.95 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £23.75
Filter Coffee £2.55
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Duncannon St, London, WC2N 4JJ
Opening hours
Monday10 am‑5 pm
Tuesday10 am‑5 pm
Wednesday10 am‑3 pm
Thursday10 am‑7:30 pm
Friday10 am‑7:30 pm
Saturday10 am‑7:30 pm
Sunday11 am‑5 pm

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